Troubled waters, fisherman’s gain

This proverb is all about the situations in which we feel lost, when everything goes wrong and we don’t know how to face the problems because it seems that everybody acts against us.

When a river recedes, fishermen can take advantage of this situation because fishes are more visible. In the same way, we should look at the good things in bad situations. Not always we are able to make disappear problems so quickly, but we can always learn something good from an unfortunate situation.

But the meaning is also that when we have troubles, other people win.


Other Proverbs

Hacia la Virgen de El Pilar comienza el tiempo a cambiar.
Nunca es tarde si la dicha es buena. / Better later than never.
Atar los perros con longanizas / To tie the dogs with sausages
Cuando fuiste martillo no tuviste clemencia, ahora que es yunque, ten paciencia.

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